Mon. Aug 8th, 2022

It was a high-risk region just months ago, but now the people of western Sydney have claimed an incredible feat in the battle for Covid. Follow our live blog.

Sydney’s west has been one of the regions hardest hit by the Delta outbreak, but new figures have seen locals claim victory over the virus through vaccination.

The Western Sydney Local Health District announced this morning that every single local government area in the region was now 90 per cent vaccinated.

“What an achievement – every local government area in Western Sydney has hit the first milestone of 90 percent,” WSLHD wrote on social media.

According to officials, previously concerned LGAs led the indictment.

Cumberland LGA is at 91.5 percent first dose and 73.8 fully vaccinated, Blacktown LGA has hit more than 95 percent single dose and 83 percent is fully vaccinated, while Parramatta LGA has 92.8 percent single dose and 78.9 percent fully vaccinated.

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